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  • Photo of a child drinking from a water bottle.
  • This summer remember to:

    1) Drink plenty of water, even if you do not feel thirsty.
    2) Dress in loose-fitting, lightweight, and light-colored clothes.
    3) Check on neighbors who do not have air conditioning.

    More: Extreme Heat Safety Tips

  • An American flag flies on a splintered pole in front of the community center in Vilonia, Ark., April 28, 2014. Arkansas Guardsmen responded within hours to assist residents and local authorities after a devastating tornado struck central Arkansas communities April 27. Arkansas National Guard photo by Sarah Jones
  • Two wildfire firefighters work on putting out spot fires.
  • From our guest blog post:
    “Homeowners remove fuel sources from their property, stack it at the end of the road, and we coordinate the chipping and removal of the material at no cost to individuals.”

    Read more from the CO Springs Fire Dept.


June 27, 2014
In City of Colorado Springs, the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI)- areas where human development is close to natural terrain and flammable vegetation, covers more than 28,800 acres and includes a
June 6, 2014
The Sounds of Recovery: We’re ListeningWe’re listening, and all around, we hear the sounds of recovery. Like the sounds of silence, the sounds of recovery can be as profound as the devastation
May 29, 2014
One year ago, on May 20, 2013, Moore, Oklahoma experienced a deadly tornado that devastated the area. Less than one year from the event new homes became safer.On April 17, 2014, Moore, Oklahoma,
May 23, 2014
On Monday, May 19, I had the great honor and pleasure to be among local, state and federal officials at the opening of the National Mobile Disaster Hospital in Louisville, Miss. It will be used to

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